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43 things to do in Brighton

Known for its rich culture, bustling nightlife and grand architecture, Brighton is one of England’s favourite coastal cities. Whether you’re a lover of history, watersports or just a night out – this seaside spot is the place to be!

It wouldn’t be a trip to Brighton without a visit to the beach. Explore the seaside fun at Brighton Palace Pier where you will find everything from food and drink to a giant fairground! You can even experience breathtaking bird’s eye views of the coastline and beyond on the British Airways Tower Top climb.

Admire the opulent Royal palace pavilion as you wander around the palace gardens taking in the rich history of the British Monarchs who once lived there. Or, take a guided tour around the city to learn even more about the history, culture and the best places to go!

Wander through The Lanes; home to shopping boutiques, restaurants, comedy clubs and pubs offering food and nightlife options for all tastes. And if you’re brave enough go on the guided ghost walk of the Lanes to see the spooky side of the city.

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Think you’ve got what it takes to hit a bullseye? Get ready to unleash your competitive side at Tribe Axe throwing in Brighton. Whether it’s your first time or you’re a seasoned pro get ready to …

Want to sauna-like a Scandinavian? Unwind at the Beach Box spa in Brighton featuring 3 wood-fire saunas, a plunge pool, and a fire pit for the ultimate relaxing retreat. It’s a hidden gem in Brighton tucked …

If you’re looking for a fantastically fun family day out then head on down to Brighton Palace pier for a day full of crazy rides, exciting games and tasty food! From traditional fairground favourites to the …

Come along to Brighton’s premier live entertainment venue Komedia for a night to remember.  As one of the largest, most diverse arts and entertainment venues in the UK it hosts over 700 performances of comedy, music, …

Pedal your way to the iconic landmarks of Brighton in this guided cycling tour by Jolly Explorers. Brighton is a blend of culture, colour and trend-setting vibes so what better way than to explore the city …

Want to experience a drive-in cinema? Cinestock brings you the classic American drive-in experience all the way to Brighton. As the UK’s largest independent provider of open-air and drive-in cinema, you are guaranteed a good time. …

Looking for a fun day out in Brighton? Look no further than Hollywood Bowl in Brighton and become a pro bowler in no time! Whether you’re a pro or a complete beginner, at Hollywood Bowl you …

Enjoy a high-speed jet ski adventure along the Brighton coastline with Lagoon Watersports. On this fun-fuelled jet ski experience, you will enjoy a fast ride whilst enjoying the beautiful city views towards Brighton pier and beyond. …

Want to see inside one of Brighton’s best-kept secrets? Full of mystery and protected by impressive ramparts, Newhaven Fort has been keeping its secrets safe for 150 years. Explore the story from within the grounds of …

Built as a seaside pleasure palace for King George IV, the Royal Pavilion has now become a true icon of Brighton. The historic palace has a colourful history and has the visual style of India and …

Looking for a fun, family-friendly activity? At Sealife, you will be taken on an underwater adventure getting to meet over 5500 creatures including stingrays, clownfish, turtles, sharks and starfish – you will get to embark on …